Giraffe28's Home Cinema/Living Area/Office

Discussion in 'Members DIY Home Cinema Showcases' started by Giraffe28, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. Giraffe28

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    Hi Guys.

    Finally got round to taking some snaps of my setup this evening so I thought I'd share them with you all, this is my first proper go at a home cinema, I'm chuffed with it, although like any AV enthusiast I'm always upgrading or looking to add new kit to my setup.

    My Kit List:

    Samsung PS63C7000 63" Plasma
    Monitor Audio RX6's Piano Black
    Monitor Audio RX Centre Piano Black
    Monitor Audio 200 series W280 In Wall Rears
    Velodyne CHT-15Q Subwoofer
    Chord Company & QED Cables
    Onkyo 875 Amp
    Onkyo DX-7555 Compact Disc Player
    Oppo BDP-83 Blu-Ray Player
    Sky HD
    Apple TV
    Xbox Elite Black
    Nintendo Wii (For the Mrs)

    Hope you enjoy viewing my attached photos any comments would be much appreciated, always been a reader of these forums and picked up alot of advice, reviews and the like along my time on here.

    I have also attached some photos of my office area at the rear of my lounge, my main room is quite large and open plan been a apartment so I have everything in 1 room, Incase your wondering about that ugly bulldog, thats the boss so I had to include him to avoid upsetting him. :thumbsup:

    Cheers
     

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    very, very nice :thumbsup:

    So what do you think of the telly? I'm really tempted to get one for our iving room as well.

    Simon
     
  3. donaldson2121

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    Great setup looks awsome! Really like the stand mind if i ask where you got it?
     
  4. Giraffe28

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    Hi Simon, thanks for the compliment!

    Ive had the TV for about 3 weeks now and I cant fault it, it's fantastic, I'm not all that techy so cant give you a in depth review, but for the money it's a great TV that ive had no faults with and makes a huge difference from my old 42" set!:)

    I bought mine from Comet in store after they matched there online price which was the lowest I found anywhere, although amazon did put a slighty lower offer on around the same time, Go out and get 1 you wont be disappointed. :thumbsup:
     
  5. Giraffe28

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    Thanks for the compliment :thumbsup:

    Ill attach the link, I got it from this place early in the year, they have reduced it again I have just seen, really well built unit for the money, very very heavy!!
    If you get 1 just be careful that you use the rubber washers and dont discard them (like I did) as there only very small, the black laquer coating is very thin and cracks easy otherwise, I managed to say it happend in transit so got mine replaced, but easily done!!

    Demagio DML120 High Gloss Finish LCD Plasma TV Stand with Illuminated Glass
     
  6. lockdown81

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    looks proper smart mate well done ,, i think the dog is wicked lol , looks proper cosey up in there lol :thumbsup:
     
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    wow now that setup is the business right there, i love it and the stand is a very nice touch to.

    you have a very slick setup and that sub looks like it's ready to pump out some serious LFE!!:thumbsup:
     
  8. Giraffe28

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    Thanks! Yes the sub is fantastic goes very very low, I'm not sure my neighbours quite agree yet mind you! But nevermind :laugh:

    I loved the stand the min I saw it and had to have it, just adds that little bit of colour without it looking tacky, the light comes through the glass really well, tried to show it off the best I could with the photos.
     
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    Great setup!

    You need to invest in a Harmony One remote...
     
  10. dean999

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    this set up should be in a hifi mag.

    stunning looking all round- many congrats.

    are you an interior designer?
     
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    Love the room, love the dog!! :)
     
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    Beautiful.
     
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    I like it very much, hats off to you mate. Did a nice job at making everything work well together, I would think that a tv of that size would be too overbearing, but you have done a fantastic job.
     
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    Awesome ! Love the stand, the lighting is brilliant.
     
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    Thanks for all the great comments about my kit guys & the dog! :laugh:
    Much appreciated :thumbsup:
     
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    Quality setup :smashin:

    Love the dog too :thumbsup:
     
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    Awesome set-up although that sub is a tad on the small size :laugh:

    Really like the stand too make a very nice statement!

    Another vote from me on getting a Harmony One you won't know how you got by without one if you get one!

    Top job!
     
  18. Giraffe28

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    While snapping some photos of my setup, the girlfriend could'nt help getting herself involved in some of them.
    If Velodyne or Monitor Audio fancy using these in there next catalog, raw copies are available for a good price :laugh:
     

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    :eek:

    Glad I viewed these before a mod deletes them. Very nice :smashin:
     
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    Nice setup, love the sub! Just need a Harmony 1100 remote my friend:smashin:
     
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    STUNNING :D

    great taste :smashin:
     
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    Jesus!:smashin:
    You must find it very difficult to leave the house in the morning with all that cool gear.
    Top work and your missus is very easy on the eye!!!
     
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    In this weather I do find it very hard to leave the house correct! I spend many a hour sitting in front of it watching movies etc in the warmth!

    Thanks for the comms about the mrs :smashin: she likes to pose it is her job after all, although I hear I'm going to get told off for posting those photos:(

    Just thought it would brighten up my posting a little more :laugh:
     
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    Cracking setup & nice missus!
     
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    No complaints from me, just probably best to keep any further pictures on your home cinema :D
     
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    very nice indeed :) can we have some more detailed pics, of you setup of course :devil:
     
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    The greatest setup in this forum :thumbsup:
     
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    Check out those woofers :rolleyes:

    Very nice setup mate. You say your not technically minded but man do you have some cool gadgets, i.e iPad etc.

    How do you find the wallpaper when your watching tv during the day. Although your screen is massive, do you get destracted at al but the intense pattern and same question goes to your equipment and av rack come night time. Do you not find those blue lights destracting.

    I used to be one for having all my equipment lights etc on but after turning and dimming the majority of them my eyes wonder less.
     
  29. Giraffe28

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    Thanks Darren, well I do love my gadjets yes!:laugh: But I'm not as technically minded on products as some, so I can only give my very 'basic' verdict on the Samsung 63" TV which a member asked me about, overall I think it's a great TV and are very happy with it indeed!
    I tend to do a great deal of reading up of products (mainly on this website) then go out and buy them!

    As for the wallpaper and lighting etc, none of which distracts me at all, I guess if the paper was really reflective it may of been a issue in sunlight. As for the wall lights, I had them fitted a few weeks back and love the effect they give when on in the evening, they are on a dimmer so they can be set just right, and the units blue glass is also fab.

    The only real distraction I tend to get is that blonde girl that keeps posing infront of it all whilst I'm trying to watch my favourite programs! :D
     
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    Very nice setup on both fronts :laugh:
     

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